Island News

Port Blair, 21 Dec 2014/--/At a function held at Raj Niwas, the Lt Governor, Lt Gen A K Singh (Retd), today launched a music album ‘Alfaaz’-the debut album of Ms Samhita Veda Acharya, a local artist, who has already...
Port Blair, 21 Dec 2014/--/The Sports Department, A&N Administration has initiated a drive for the beautification and cleanliness of sports facilities available in and around Netaji Stadium here.  As a part of the...
Port Blair, 21 Dec 2014/--/Navy Children School (NCS), Port Blair celebrated its Annual Sports Meet -2014 on 20 Dec,  2014 (Saturday) at Netaji Stadium,here. The Sports Meet was inaugurated by  Major General, PK Siwach...

West Bengal & Other States

KOLKATA, 21 Dec 2014/--/The Centre's proposed dilution and phasing out of Jute Packaging Materials Act has drawn united opposition from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and the CPI(M), as it would have severe impact on three lakh workers and 40 lakh jute farmers. Banerjee in a recent...
KOHIMA, 21 Dec 2014/--/Namo India, a business initiative designed on the theme set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote the 'Make in India' mission has been launched in the Dimapur district of Nagaland. Co-convener of BJP's national trade and industries cell and in-charge North East NAMO...

Sports News

KOLKATA, 21 Dec 2014/--/Christmas came early to the 'City of Joy' as the inaugural Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata returned home to a hero's welcome with thousand of fans joining in celebration here...
Mumbai, 21 Dec 2014/--/Atletico de Kolkata coach Antonio Habas sprung a surprise when he decided to introduce Mohammed Rafique, who had only made a single five minute appearance until the game against Kerala Blasters on...

Hills (Darjelling) News

DARJEELING, 21 Dec 2014/--/The Communist Party of Revolutionary Marixist (CPRM) on Sunday accused the GJM of compromising with the statehood demand for the sake of obtaining tribal status for the people of the hills of...
DARJEELING, 21 Dec 2014/--/Man yearns to make possible the seemingly impossible even in the face of failures. Such is the story of six talented youths from North Bengal and Sikkim who have rocked Nepal through their...
MIRIK, 21 Dec 2014/--/The first statue of Kirathang Yalambar guru of Kirati community was laid on Sunday at Krishna Nagar Mirik under Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA). Mohan Dungmali, chief patron of Akhil...

National News

New Delhi, 21 Dec 2014/--/Perturbed over calling 26/11 Mumbai terror attack mastermind and JuD chief Hafiz Saeed as as 'sahib' by a UN Security Council panel, India will seek a clarification on it from the world body....
New Delhi, 21 Dec 2014/--/RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat's remarks daring the opposition to support a law against conversion, today triggered a political storm with several parties attacking his views and questioning why Prime...

Business News

Brisbane, 21 Dec 2014/--/Even as their dismal run away from home continues, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says the Indian cricket team's approach to batting in overseas tours has "improved" in the last one year. A...
New Delhi, 21 Dec 2014/--/Giving Indian sarees a 'green' touch, US-based technology giant DuPont has joined hands with Reliance Industries and Vipul Sarees for use of its renewable fibre product Sorona to make an '...

Market Watch

Mumbai, 20 Dec 2014/--/Markets ended in the green after initial losses on fag-end buying mainly in IT, Refinery, PSU, Capital Goods and Banking counters as investor sentiment got a boost from government estimate of 5.5 per cent economic growth this year amid strong global cues. Strong recovery seen...

Reflex Action

21 Dec 2014/--/Free and fair judiciary is the soul of the Indian Constitution. By its pro-activeness the Indian judiciary has overcome the orthodox constitutional philosophy and has expanded the scope of right to life so as to read within its compass the right to live with dignity, right to healthy...

Political Delicacies

21 Dec 2014/--/Sharad Yadav has recently emerged as an important leader  of the opposition and is leading the brigade in Rajya Sabha too. Though the Congress is still the largest opposition party in t...
14 Dec 2014/--/If the Congress has pulled out a mastercard to win at least one seat of Greater Kailash in the forthcoming Delhi Assembly elections  by fielding Sharmishtha Mukherjee,  daughter of Pres...

North Bengal News

MALDA, 21 Dec 2014/--/In connection with an alleged gang rape Manikchak police arrested the victim girl’s lover Pintu Sheikh (26) and his friend Badruddin Sheikh (25) on Saturday night. The two accused after being...
New Delhi, 21 Dec 2014/--/Guarding the country's borders with Nepal and Bhutan is a challenge Union Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary has said. Anti-social elements were hard to detect as there...
MALDA, 21 Dec 2014/--/The demand for release of pending 49 percent dearness allowance (DA) and constituting the sixth pay commission were raised in the first district conference of Trinamool Congress affiliate West...

Video News

Echo World

Peshawar, 21 Dec 2014/--/Pakistan authorities have planned counselling sessions on post traumatic stress management for hundreds of children who survived the school massacre here that killed 148 people, mostly students...
Melbourne, 21 Dec 2014/--/A 37-year-old mother was today charged for killing her seven children from five different husbands and her niece, who were found stabbed to death in Cairns city in north Queensland in Australia...

Editorial

21 Dec 2014/--/Seven months ago the BJP came to power and obtained an absolute majority in the Lok Sabha, riding on the popular wave created by its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. The people, especially the youth, voted massively for the party because they trusted Modi was serious about his agenda of good governance, development, employment generation, price control, better civic facili...